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Vista jail is conveniently connected to the San Diego North County courthouse.
Judge Bowman found Julie Harper's testimony not believable.
Mother-in-law Lina Harper is raising Jason's three children.
Julie Harper wanted her handcuffs removed but the bailiff and judge said no.
Julie Harper cried during her 40-minute declaration to the court.
Jessica Lopez became tearful when her attorney read a letter f her father.
San Diego's North County courthouse.
Watanabe speaks to jury during first trial. Photo Bob Weatherston
Prosecutor Pat Espinoza handled the case since the first arrest in April 2012. Photo by ...
Judge K. Michael Kirkman sentenced the last murderer on Friday Jan 9 2016.
Lopez listened attentively as her attorney read the letter f her father. Photo by Eva
Jessica Lynn Lopez heard the judge give her Life in prison without parole. Photo by ...
Attorney Matthew Roberts in court w Diaz. Photo by Bob Weatherston
Hon. judge Carlos Armour will sentence Diaz. Photo by Weatherston
The victim rented the upstairs room of this Carlsbad home. Photo by Weatherston
Prosecutor Paul Myers. Photo by Weatherston
Atttorney Roberts w Diaz in court. Photo by Weatherston
Diaz as he appeared in 2013. Photo by Weatherston
Hon. judge Kirkman
Garrett Harris 5 p.m., Feb. 6
Tony de Garate 4:30 p.m., Feb. 6
Walter Mencken 10:06 a.m., Feb. 6
Marty Graham 5:30 p.m., Feb. 5
Don Bauder 4:30 p.m., Feb. 5
Matt Potter 2:30 p.m., Feb. 5
Garrett Harris 2 p.m., Feb. 5
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